Jan 25, 2013 8:00pm EST
. chairman of the joint congressional committee on inauguration ceremonies charles a. schumer. and lamar alexander. the speaker of the house of representatives. john boehner. senate marge majority reader harry reid ander drer rick cantor. [cheering and applause] [cheering and applause] [cheering and applause] ♪ ♪ [patriotic music playing] [cheering and applause] [chanting obama] ♪ ♪ [patriotic music playing] [cheering and applause] please be seated. ladies and gentlemen, the chairman of the joint congressional committee, the honorable charles e. schumer. [cheering and applause] mr. president, mr. vice president, members of congress, all who are present, and to all who are watching; welcome to the capitol app and the celebration of our great democracy. [applause] this is the 57th inauguration of an american president. and no matter how many times one witnesses this event, it's simplicity, the enate imaginety, and most of all, the meaning that sacred yet caution yet trusting of power from we the people to the chosen leader never fails to make one's heart beat faster as it wil
Jan 26, 2013 8:30am PST
. senator chuck schumer making no secret tax hikes are coming. tracey much like phil mickleson enough is enough. >> eric enough is enough. i barely saw my paycheck. i am glad phil mickleson spoke out. he can leave and go to another one of his homes if the estate taxes are too high. >> i can't. unless we move the new york study is itio. i got to live near my job. i don't have that luxury. >> johnathon aren't we taxed enough already. >> we are indeed . states like new york and eric you are talking about 60 percent of your earnings. no wonder they are leaving in droves. high taxes, taxings are forced. high taxes prompt an exodus whether tiger woods or going back to the uk in the 70s, the rolling stonings. if you work and don't get to keep the product of your labor. you are a slave. california is more than 60 percent of the way there. >> wayne, you are in california. when are lawmakers going to get the message enough is enough? >> it is not a question of them getting the message. it is a question of spending. you have to cut spending in order to do this. you can't just meet this with taxes.
Jan 26, 2013 3:00am PST
, he assuaged their worries, ditto, charles schumer, of new york, he addressed criticism of his hard-line anti-gay and anti-abortion political past. he addressed that criticism, where they largely neutralized it. ahead of his confirmation hearings on thursday, republicans are making noises about chuck hagel. the only strange remaining might be evidence of any interesting and therefore important resistance to chuck hagel is probably this ad, you might have seen from an unknown group called "use your mandate." >> chuck hagel, he has been nominated to be secretary of defense. and president obama nominated him with the best of intentions. but it is still a bad choice. hagel is anti-woman, anti-choice, anti-israel, anti-gay, and pro assault weapon. that is just not what we voted for in november. chuck hagel doesn't share our values. there are other people who can do the job, why do we need someone like this? >> so that ad ran on the three network sunday shows last week, not to mention this network, msnbc, apparently multiple times. that is what they tell me, basically, everywhere but fox
Jan 26, 2013 1:00pm EST
since key new york democratic senator chuck schumer softened his stance on former nebraska senator chuck hagel, president obama's nominee for defense secretary, hagel has been able to slowly grow a little more support in the senate ahead of his confirmation hearing and now though, some senators are raising questions about deputy national security advisor john brennan's chances of becoming cia director since at least one democratic senator has an issue with mr. brennan's role in the government, targeting americans that we thought were involved in terrorism, such as anwar al-awlaki, jamie. >> jamie: thank you so much for the look there. thank you. and as peter mentioned the federal court of appeals did unanimously ruled that president obama violated the constitution when he bypassed with a recess appointments that involved three vacancies to the national labor relations board. a tactic both parties used to keep presidents appointing people they don't like and the president claims he acted properly because the senate was away for the holidays, but the federal court didn't agree, inste